Thursday Fantasy Blitz: LeSean McCoy, Hakeem Nicks, DeMarco Murray, Calvin Johnson…

LeSean McCoy


LeSean McCoy

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- According to Jeff McLane on Twitter, Eagles running back LeSean McCoy is sick and missed Thursday’s practice. This should have no effect on McCoy’s availability Sunday.

- Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks was limited in practice on Thursday according to Jenny Vrentas on Twitter. His knee was heavily wrapped but he did participate in walkthrough’s. Consider Nicks questionable at this point.

- Calvin Watkins is reporting Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray did not practice on Thursday. Murray could be back at practice next week. This Sunday against the Eagles, Felix Jones and Lance Dunbar figure to get most of the carries.

- Detroit Lions wide receivers Calvin Johnson and Titus Young both missed practice on Thursday according to Chris McCosky. Young is still suffering from tendinitis in his knee. He likely will play week ten, but it’s worth keeping an eye on him.

- Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Donnie Avery was not listed on IndyStar.com’s questionable players for Thursday night’s game. Avery is expected to play through his hip injury

- Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network said Minnesota Vikings Percy Havin was seen limping badly to the locker room during practice. Consider Harvin doubtful to play unless something drastically changes.

For the rest of Thursday’s fantasy news from around the NFL go to our Fantasy Football Page.

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